GATE 2016 syllabus and pattern for General Aptitude Test

GATE 2016 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) will conduct for the candidates those who are waiting for joining the Post Graduation degree in Engineering like ME / M.Tech, Direct Ph.D. The exam will conduct in the month of January and February 2016. There are more than 20 papers are available in this GATE 2016 exam. Candidates can choose one of the paper as per the department which they are going to join in the Post Graduation degree.

In our website, you can get the details for the GATE 2016 exam and the syllabus for all subjects like EEE, Civil, ECE, CSE, IT, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc., Totally 65 questions will ask for 100 marks.

General Aptitude:

Here you can get the syllabus for the General Aptitude Section. This is common for all papers. There are 10 questions will ask from this General Aptitude for 15 marks. In this, 5 questions will carry 1 mark for each question and another 5 questions will carry 2 marks for each question.

Negative marks:

For 1 mark questions  : 1/3rd negative mark for each wrong answer

For 2 marks questions: 2/3rd negative mark for each wrong answer


1Verbal AbilityVerbal Analogies, Sentence Completion, English Grammar, Word Groups, Critical Reasoning, Verbal Deduction
2Numerical AbilityNumerical Computation, Numerical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Numerical Estimation


There are so many books are available for these topics. In our website, we have given the important reference books and its author details for all topics

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